Orange County

Greenwood Lake

Lack Of Winter Snow, Dry Spring Create Depressing Times At Orange County Lake

A large lake on the New York-New Jersey border is not quite as big as it should be. A mild winter and dry spring have conspired to leave an entire tourist industry high and dry along Greenwood Lake.

04/17/2012

Pit Bull File Photo (credit: Ramin Talaie/Getty Images)

Officials Mull Mandatory Injury Insurance For Dog Owners In Middletown

The city of 30,000 residents has logged more than a hundred serious dog bites in the past three years.

03/20/2012

A snow plow stands ready - Ridgefield, CT - Feb 29, 2012 (credit: Paul Murnane / WCBS 880)

Snowy Conditions Blamed For Death In Newburgh

AThe accident happened on Route 32 and occurred when ice forced a vehicle traveling northbound to spin out and strike a car in the southbound lane.

02/29/2012

Timothy Mulqueen (credit: Handout)

Authorities: Middletown Courthouse Gunman May Have Been Targeting Mayor Joseph DeStefano

The incident took place at around 9:09 a.m. Wednesday shortly after the courthouse opened. Police say a man drove up on a Honda dirt bike carrying a shotgun inside a hunting sling.

02/08/2012

Emma and Sophia Trapp and Anthony Trapp (credit: Handout)

Man Dead In Apparent Suicide After Allegedly Killing Ex-Wife, Abducting Daughters

Anthony Trapp, 39, was found dead from an apparent suicide after barricading himself inside the Bear Mountain Bridge motel in Fort Montgomery, authorities said.

12/16/2011

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Minor Injuries After Tour Bus Crash In Orange County

The bus was on Route 17 in Monroe when it ran off the road and crashed into trees Monday.

12/13/2011

Chris Pawelski with the onions (credit: eBay)

Orange County Farmer Selling Bag Of Onions For $150K To Save Farm

Desperate times call for desperate measures. Such is the case for a farmer in Orange County.

10/20/2011

Missing Autistic Boy Found

Missing Autistic Boy Found In Orange County

A missing 7-year-old autistic boy was found on Sunday morning after being reported missing in Orange County on Saturday night.

09/18/2011

Mahwah River (credit: CBS 2)

Orange, Rockland & Westchester County Residents Worried About More Flooding

Overnight rain water joined swollen waterways rushing to the sea. People who have just finished drying out businesses look at places like the brimming Saw Mill River with alarm.

09/07/2011

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Cornwall, NY To Receive Federal Help From Irene

Orange County is among nine New York counties added to the list that are eligible for federal disaster assistance. Others include Rockland, Suffolk and Sullivan.

09/03/2011

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Flood Waters From Creek In Cornwall, NY Destroy Business Complex

A creek running toward the Hudson River became a river of destruction, sweeping away several businesses and hundreds of badly needed jobs in Orange County.

09/01/2011

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Fire Crews Battle Massive Barn Blaze At Goshen Farm

A barn caught fire right around 8:30 p.m. in the Village of Goshen and had become a full-fledged inferno when fire crews arrived.

08/18/2011

Casey Anthony with her attorney Jose Baez at the Orange County Courthouse Orlando, Fla. July 5, 2011. (credit: Pool Photo by Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via Getty Images)

Poll: Most Tri-State Area Residents Disagree With Casey Anthony Verdict

One day after Casey Anthony was found not guilty in the death of her 2-year-old daughter Caylee, local residents lament the lack of closure in the case.

07/06/2011

Orange County Gets Federal Help In War On Drugs

Orange County admits that it has problems with the Bloods and the Latin Kings gangs.

06/21/2011

CBS 2's Lou Young prepares to rappel down the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge

Orange County Firefighters Give CBS 2 Reporter A Lesson In High Stakes Rescue

Heroes in the making taught CBS 2’s Lou Young a lesson he will never forget. Firefighters from Orange County took their training high above the Hudson River and Young went along with them.

06/02/2011

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